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Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine
Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine

By Barrett Tillman November 1943—May 1945—The U.S. Army Air Forces waged an unprecedentedly dogged and violent campaign agai..

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The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II
The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II

By Don Brown, Capt. Jerry Yellin From April to August of 1945, Captain Jerry Yellin and a small group of fellow fighter pilo..

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Gettysburg Rebels: Five Native Sons Who Came Home to Fight as Confederate Soldiers
Gettysburg Rebels: Five Native Sons Who Came Home to Fight as Confederate Soldiers

By Tom McMillan Gettysburg Rebels is the gripping true story of five young men who grew up in Gettysburg, moved south to Vir..

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Bust Hell Wide Open: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest
Bust Hell Wide Open: The Life of Nathan Bedford Forrest

By Samuel W. Mitcham Some called him "the wizard of the saddle." Union General William Tecumseh Sherman damned him as "that ..

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Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton
Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

By Robert K. Wilcox The death of General George S. Patton is shrouded in mystery. While officially the result of an unfortun..

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The Bridgebusters: The True Story of the Catch-22 Bomb Wing
The Bridgebusters: The True Story of the Catch-22 Bomb Wing

By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver The men of the 57th Bomb Wing flew out of Corsica during World War II and bombed vital bridges th..

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The Myth of the Lost Cause: Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North Won
The Myth of the Lost Cause: Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North Won

By Edward H. Bonekemper, III The former Confederate states have continually mythologized the South's defeat to the North, de..

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The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero
The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero

By James S. Robbins The Real Custer takes a good hard look at the life and storied military career of George Armstrong Custe..

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Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor
Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor

By John Koster Americans have long debated the cause of the December 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. Many have argued that ..

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Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford's Theatre
Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford's Theatre

By Thomas A. Bogar April 14, 1865. A famous actor pulls a trigger in the presidential balcony, leaps to the stage and escape..

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The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer — The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb
The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer — The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb

By James Kunetka Two ambitious men. One historic mission. With a blinding flash in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1..

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The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II
The Price of Valor: The Life of Audie Murphy, America's Most Decorated Hero of World War II

By David A. Smith When he was seventeen years old, Audie Murphy falsified his birth records so he could enlist in the Army a..

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Muskets and Applejack: Spirits, Soldiers, and the Civil War
Muskets and Applejack: Spirits, Soldiers, and the Civil War

By Mark Will–Weber "I wish some of you would tell me the brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel o..

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Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich
Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich

By Richard Weikart For a man whom history can never forget, Adolf Hitler remains a persistent mystery on one front—his relig..

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Omar Bradley: General at War
Omar Bradley: General at War

By Jim DeFelice While General George S. Patton has garnered much of the glory, General Dwight David Eisenhower has claimed m..

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Operation Long Jump: Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Greatest Assassination Plot in History
Operation Long Jump: Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Greatest Assassination Plot in History

By Bill Yenne In the middle of World War II, Nazi military intelligence discovered a seemingly easy way to win the war for A..

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The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Revised Bicentennial Edition
The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Revised Bicentennial Edition

Joseph Fornieri (Editor) The Civil War is a defining event in American history and Abraham Lincoln is the central figure of..

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Eyewitness Gettysburg: The Civil War's Greatest Battle
Eyewitness Gettysburg: The Civil War's Greatest Battle

By Rod Gragg One hundred and fifty years after the Battle of Gettysburg, the words of the soldiers and onlookers present for..

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Hunt for Hitler's Warship
Hunt for Hitler's Warship

By Patrick Bishop Winston Churchill called it "the Beast." It was said to be unsinkable. More than thirty military operation..

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Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the US Air Force
Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the US Air Force

By Bill Yenne General Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold is widely considered the father of the United States Air Force. But his long..

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Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion
Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion

By Peter F. Stevens Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the inc..

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Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman
Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman

By James Humes Who could have foreseen the start of World War I twenty–five years before the assassination of a Serbian arch..

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Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour
Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

By Michael P. Foley Pub crawl your way through the sacred seasons with this entertaining and useful collection of cocktail r..

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Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse
Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse

By Robin Hutton From the racetrack to the battlefield—dauntless, fearless, and exemplar of Semper Fi—she was Reckless, "prid..

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9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her
9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

By Brion McClanahan Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarre..

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